10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+2
train + tram + Fly:  18​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Yllasjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Mon), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In February, Rovaniemi is much colder than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 22°F and lows of 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Yllasjarvi

Yllasjarvi ©
On the 5th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for gifts at Jemes Sport, and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Yllasjarvi by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Yllasjarvi can reach 24°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Snow Village
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Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Safaris
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Muonio: Levi (Safaris & Icekarting Levi) and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm (in Sirkka). It doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Muonio journey planner .

You can drive from Yllasjarvi to Muonio in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 10°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

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Drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 9°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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